The BEBE Winans Story
Join FAME-Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education and its FAME Jazz Band at Arena Stage on Friday, August 19th, 8 PM for Born for This – The BEBE Winans Story,
Detroit natives BeBe and CeCe Winans, youngest siblings of the Winans family dynasty, experience the ultimate in culture shocks when invited to join Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s Praise the Lord network television show. The Winans teenagers have the opportunity to become more than just television celebrities, but to integrate TV evangelism. As BeBe and CeCe encounter fame, fortune and even a young Whitney Houston, BeBe must learn to balance his desire for success with his true calling. Combining classic Winans hits with brand new songs, this inspirational musical features Juan and Deborah Joy Winans in their Arena Stage debuts as BeBe and CeCe Winans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94Np0z8AgnM&feature=youtu.be.
Partners: Arena Stage, United Parcel Service & The Washington Informer.
|Book by Charles Randolph-Wright and BeBe Winans
Music and Lyrics by BeBe Winans
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright
A Co-production with The Alliance Theatre
in Association with Dan Chilewich and Todd Gershwin